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Almost couldn't be easier. It was also common at weddings and baptismal parties, though in limited quantity due to its high price. Pies filled with meats, eggs, vegetables, or fruit were common throughout Europe, as were turnovers , fritters , doughnuts , and many similar pastries. When it comes to cheap easy dinners, it's hard to beat this protein-packed vegetarian soup recipe. Not only will you lose weight and become more active but you'll also increase your confidence and enjoy a greater quality of life! Travellers, such as pilgrims en route to a holy site, made use of professional cooks to avoid having to carry their provisions with them.

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Make it an entree by adding your favorite protein. With this cheap healthy recipe, we grant you permission to eat cranberry sauce year-round! Perfect to pack for lunch or as a light, summery dinner recipe, this main-dish salad explodes with fresh flavor. Heart-healthy tuna and fiber-rich beans join with peppery greens, fresh herbs, and a citrusy dressing for a healthy salad recipe that's a cheap easy meal.

Whitefish is a lean source of protein that's mild in flavor, and it easily complements stronger flavors like the chili powder, garlic, and lime in these tostadas. Even with our homemade chili-lime cream, this dinner recipe rings in at just calories for two tostadas!

Noodles made of nutritious zucchini, yellow squash, and carrots combine with silky Alfredo and savory basil pesto sauces for a "pasta" dinner that's actually healthy! Chicken and more veggies keep calories low and protein high with 26 grams per serving. That's up to you. No matter when you eat this healthy meal in a bowl, it's a cheap and easy recipe under calories. Start planning your next chili night!

Add everything to the slow cooker, and come home to a healthy dinner loaded with veggies and 8 grams of fiber.

Sticking to healthy meals on a budget often means skipping restaurant fare. With this restaurant remake, you can enjoy dining-out flavor while saving money and calories.

Not only does our healthy pasta recipe ring in at under calories per serving, but it also requires just 20 minutes of prep. Make it a family dinner recipe by adding more or less chili powder to suit your kids' tastes. Spiced and seasoned veggies—grilled to bring out their natural sweetness—star in our fajita dinner recipe. You can find the produce year-round, so enjoy the healthy recipe anytime you seek a cheap dinner.

A meatless sandwich that's also a cheap and easy meal. Oh yeah, it's also loaded with fiber and protein thanks to garbanzo beans. Whole wheat noodles, no-salt-added canned tomatoes, and shrimp make this delicious meal surprisingly low-cal.

Use frozen shrimp instead of fresh to cut the cost of seafood. When it comes to cheap easy dinners, it's hard to beat this protein-packed vegetarian soup recipe. A hint of Cajun seasoning gives the healthy dinner its bold flavor. Enjoy a light supper with this simple meal that's loaded with protein and veggies—you'll feel satisfied even with smaller portions.

Plus, you'll definitely save money dining in rather than out at a Mexican hot spot. A high-fiber, high-flavor soup recipe is the perfect fuel on a chilly night. The addition of salsa verde and a good dose of cumin give this budget meal unique Mexican flavor.

Whip up a delicious Mediterranean salad in 20 minutes with a few simple ingredients, including chicken, feta cheese, olives, and tomatoes. It's the epitome of easy, healthy dinner recipes. Gnocchi, a traditional Italian dumpling, joins sweet corn, arugula, and a plethora of savory seasonings to make one delicious dinner that you'd never guess is budget-friendly.

The addition of veggies to the dish adds extra nutrients to this healthy vegetarian recipe. Make expensive meats go further with some help from additional protein-rich ingredients, such as tender French lentils. Spice up this savory soup with a smoky blend of cumin and cayenne for a flavorful and inexpensive healthy meal. Two pans and 20 minutes later, a serving of this tasty low-sodium dish fulfills 20 percent of your daily iron requirement.

You likely have most of the ingredients on hand, saving you gas money from a grocery trip. Grab prewashed packaged spinach to make meal prep even faster. Even though the package says it's washed, be sure to rinse the spinach in a colander before using.

Turn a classic pork chop into a tangy, tropical meal. Orange marmalade creates a mouthwatering and easy! Grilled pineapple slices on the side lend their bold sweetness to this new grill-season favorite. Try our healthy vegetarian version of your favorite stroganoff for a new low-cal take on the classic. Our light cream sauce goes well with flat, long pastas, so try swapping fettuccine or tagliatelle for the pappardelle.

Just choose whatever's on sale to stick with the cheap-meal theme. Just as rich—and twice as nutritious—as traditional lasagna, this veggie-packed version has only calories per serving.

We swapped veggies for red meat but kept all the cheeses you love for a healthy meal idea. Make healthy veggies delicious with the addition of butter, herbs, and cheese.

There's also lean chicken and heart-healthy walnuts for a hearty and healthy budget meal. Soups often make cheap meal ideas! Preparing a delicious and healthy meal is a breeze with our quick shrimp bisque recipe. In just 25 minutes, you can create a savory seafood dinner full of warm, succulent shrimp.

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